Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.